Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, recently announced the granting of Golden Visas for frontline heroes and their families. Frontline workers at the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) have expressed their heartfelt gratitude for the announcement.
People eligible for the Golden Visas include the families of fallen frontline workers as well as specific individuals who showcased extraordinary efforts in the national fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a WAM report, the humanitarian initiative will provide a sense of stability and support to frontline heroes and their families.
Speaking with the media, Salem Al Noaimi, Chairman of SEHA, expressed gratitude and thanked Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed for granting the Golden Visa to SEHA's frontline healthcare professionals. He stated that the UAE leadership continues to recognize the efforts of the country's dedicated workforce for their relentless efforts and extraordinary sacrifices during the fight against the pandemic.
"We hope this news will bring joy and stability to our essential medical staff on the frontline who devote themselves to providing excellent patient care every day," Al Noaimi added.
SEHA Network's frontline heroes also shared their joy about the Golden Visa announcement.
Dr. Muhammad Faisal Khanani, Chief of Division Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Tawam Hospital, thanked the UAE government and Sheikh Mohamed for this initiative of awarding physicians and medical workers with the Golden Visa.
“This will make a huge difference. With 10 years renewal, it will make our lives very easy and more comfortable when it comes to travel," Dr Khanani added.
Furthermore, Dr. Aiman Yassin Rahmani, an American citizen and Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Neonatology Pediatric Division at Tawam Hospital, expressed gratitude towards the UAE government and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed for recognizing and supporting highly qualified medical professionals in the country by granting them Golden Visa.
“It will help physicians to continue to provide the best care for UAE patients and feel secure within this beautiful country," Dr Rahmani added.